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Archbishop Michel Aupetit of Paris.

Paris archbishop asks Pope Francis to decide his future

Nov 26, 2021

By CNA Staff

Archbishop Michel Aupetit has denied a report concerning his contacts with a woman in 2012. Read more

The statue of Our Lady of Arabia will be a focal point of Bahrain’s new cathedral.

The story behind the new Our Lady of Arabia cathedral in Bahrain

Nov 26, 2021

By CNA Staff

A Vatican cardinal will consecrate the cathedral on Dec. 10. Read more

Pope Francis meets French President Emmanuel Macron at the Vatican, Nov. 26, 2021.

Pope Francis meets French President Emmanuel Macron at the Vatican

Nov 26, 2021

By Courtney Mares

Asked how he was doing, the pope told Macron: ‘I’m still alive.’ Read more

Pope Francis addresses the Italian bishops’ conference in Rome, Nov. 22, 2021.

Pope Francis creates commission to assess reform of marriage nullity process in Italy

Nov 26, 2021

By CNA Staff

The pope made changes to canon law intended to streamline the process in 2015. Read more

Pope Francis meets young people of the Scholas Community at Rome’s Pontifical International College Maria Mater Ecclesiae, Nov. 25, 2021

Pope Francis attends student play on how the pandemic has affected young people

Nov 26, 2021

By Courtney Mares

The pope watched a show called ‘The faces of the pandemic.’ Read more

People in Strasbourg, France, hold placards reading "Catholics, muslims, jews all are Charlie" during a unity rally on Jan. 11, 2015 following a mass shooting by Muslim terrorists at the offices of the French satirical weekly newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris.

Christian-Muslim dialogue needs a foundation in everyday friendship, French Dominican says

Nov 26, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

Progress in Christian-Muslim dialogue ultimately must come from Catholics and others who deliberately make efforts to befriend and understand Muslims,... Read more

Pope Francis meets members of the Pauline Family in the Vatican’s Clementine Hall, Nov. 25, 2021.

Pope Francis: Prayer is ‘the most important means of communication’

Nov 25, 2021

By CNA Staff

The pope was meeting members of the Pauline Family. Read more

Cardinal Matteo Zuppi, Archbishop of Bologna, Italy, in St. Peter's Basilica on Oct. 5, 2019.

Here’s what Italy’s Cardinal Zuppi said at the launch of a book on the papacy’s future

Nov 25, 2021

By Andrea Gagliarducci

Many see Zuppi as a possible ‘papabile’ in a future conclave. Read more

Pope Francis embraces a man in a wheelchair at the Wednesday general audience in St. Peter's Square on June 10, 2015.

Pope Francis to disabled people: The Church needs you

Nov 25, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

The pope issued a message marking the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Read more

Lisa, Katharine, and Bruce Alexander.

Parents who lost daughter in accident find joy in adoption ‘God has always been there’

Nov 25, 2021

By Francesca Pollio

Biological parents to two daughters and two sons, Bruce and Lisa Alexander first considered adoption after their youngest was born.... Read more

Cardinal Nichols at Westminster Cathedral on April 18, 2019.

Cardinal calls for action after 27 migrants drown in English Channel

Nov 25, 2021

By CNA Staff

It is the deadliest crossing of the Channel on record. Read more

Pope Francis met Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati on Nov. 25.

Pope Francis tells new Lebanese PM: Lebanon is worth fighting to save

Nov 25, 2021

By Courtney Mares

Najib Mikati gave the pope a brick from a church damaged in the Beirut port explosion. Read more

Blessed Titus Brandsma, O.Carm.

Pope Francis recognizes miracle attributed to WWII martyr Bl. Titus Brandsma’s intercession

Nov 25, 2021

By CNA Staff

The decision paves the way for the Dutch Carmelite friar’s canonization. Read more

Members of SOS Calvaires, a group restoring wayside crucifixes across France.

Meet the young Catholics restoring wayside crucifixes across France

Nov 25, 2021

By Solène Tadié

The movement is growing — thanks to a cigar-chomping bench press champion. Read more

Jackson Sparks, 8, was among those killed in the Christmas parade attack Nov. 21 in Waukesha, Wisc.

Wife of Catholic radio host among those killed in Christmas Parade attack

Nov 25, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

Tributes have continued to pour in in the wake of the SUV attack at a Christmas parade in Waukesha, Wisc.,... Read more

Colombian influencer Erika "Kika" Nieto

Colombian court lifts ban of video by influencer Kika affirming traditional marriage

Nov 25, 2021

By ACI Prensa

The Constitutional Court of Colombia has overturned a lower court’s decision that forced Colombian influencer Erika “Kika” Nieto to take... Read more

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10 saintly quotes to reflect on this Thanksgiving

Nov 25, 2021

By Katie Yoder

A thanksgiving should be made to God each and every day, according to the saints in heaven. In special celebration... Read more

An illustration of Saint Junipero Serra.

Petition seeks to return St. Junipero Serra statue to ‘place of honor’ at Catholic university

Nov 24, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

A statue of Saint Junipero Serra must return to the Loyola Marymount University campus, an alumni group has said in... Read more

A woman prays the rosary.

Few Americans blame God for suffering in the world, new survey finds

Nov 24, 2021

By Kate Olivera

A new study by the Pew Research Center found that few Americans blame God for suffering in the world. Instead,... Read more

A pieta painting, "Mama," by artist Kelly Latimore, has been displayed outside the law school chapel at The Catholic University of America since February 2021. It was stolen on Nov. 23, 2021.

Painting at center of George Floyd controversy stolen from Catholic University

Nov 24, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

A pieta painting displayed at The Catholic University of America’s law school that some see as depicting George Floyd in... Read more